shin bone

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Noun1.shin bone - a cut of meat from the lower part of the leg
cut of meat, cut - a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
2.Shin bone - the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankleshin bone - the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
leg bone - a bone of the leg
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But as Thurid's foot swung so did mine, and I caught him a painful blow upon the shin bone that saved Xodar from this added ignominy.
There were shapely arches, built wholly of thigh bones; there were startling pyramids, built wholly of grinning skulls; there were quaint architectural structures of various kinds, built of shin bones and the bones of the arm; on the wall were elaborate frescoes, whose curving vines were made of knotted human vertebrae; whose delicate tendrils were made of sinews and tendons; whose flowers were formed of knee-caps and toe-nails.
The MCL spans the distance from the end of the femur (thigh bone) to the top of the tibia (shin bone) and is on the inside of the knee joint.
I tackled the boy as he was about to shoot and he caught me on the shin bone with his studs which left a little gash.
Traction is maintained by means of a pin inserted through the shin bone just below your knee.
A Celtic spokesman said: "A scan has shown that Paul Lambert has suffered a stress fracture to the lower part of his shin bone.
Looking at my knee cap when it disconnected itself from my shin bone, ruptured the patella tendon.
X-rays have shown he has a stress fracture of the shin bone for a second time.
The impact is then directed to the shin bone which can be rebuilt more easily than a foot.
GUNSHOT Shin bone with pellet wound THEM BONES Ned's remains &, below, Kelly
KNEE the cartilage and the the place," injections can to five years when I see when I trouble INJURY FACTS The meniscus is a piece of cartilage that provides a cushion between your femur (thigh bone) and tibia (shin bone).
Summary: The anterior crutiate ligament acts primarily to maintain joint stability by restraining the forward motion of the shin bone relative to the thigh bone.